Start with a question.

The discussion should be a dialogue, not a monologue. Say, “I’d love to have a conversation with you to share some feedback. Is that OK?” It is human nature to say yes, but by asking permission, you may strengthen the relationship, says Porter. Another tactic; Have the other person lead the conversation. Say, “I’d love to talk to you about x. What do you think went well? What do you think didn’t?” Give your employee time to respond. “In many cases, they already know where they’re falling short,” says Fran Hauser, author of The Myth of the Nice Girl. “When you frame the conversation as a collaboration instead of a criticism, the tone is more supportive,”

Published by Zakieh Amer

I'm a housewife, and mother of a 6 year old dog. I don't have kids.

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